"Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be, the last of life, for which the first was made."
– Robert Browning
Every month, the Gulfport Multipurpose Senior Center elects a senior citizen of the month. The Gabber finds out more about what makes these distinguished men and ladies so spectacular.
Hometown: Waterville, Maine
Current City: Gulfport
When did you move to the area? New Year's Day, 1991
What was your career? Homemaker and volunteer
Family? I am widowed and was married 49 years. I have four children, eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild. She was just born when I recently spent my summer in Maine.
What do you consider your "moment"?
I feel that my special moment is my family. I am so proud of all of them. They are all successful and so loving. I am so blessed.
What advice would you give to young people starting out on their own?
When you have an interview, be sincere and look them in the eyes and have faith in yourself.